Daily Archives: October 14, 2011

Comerica Economic Weekly

Despite weak job growth and dismal consumer confidence readings, consumers hung in there, doing their part to keep the leaky economy afloat. Retail sales for September beat expectations, increasing by a hefty 1.1 percent as retail auto sales gained 3.6 … Continue reading

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September Retail Sales, August International Trade, October UI Claims

Sales Surged in September, Driven by Cars Retail Sales for September added a hefty 1.1 percent, as motor vehicle sales gained 3.6 percent. Ex-auto Retail Sales increased by 0.6 percent with help from clothing stores and gas stations. The August … Continue reading

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